General Class Exam Question Pool- Subelement G-1

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SUBELEMENT G1 - COMMISSION'S RULES [5 Exam Questions - 5 Groups]

 

G1A - General Class control operator frequency privileges; primary and secondary allocations 

 

 

G1A01  [97.301(d)]

On which of the following bands is a General Class license holder granted all amateur frequency privileges?

A. 60, 20, 17, and 12 meters

B. 160, 80, 40, and 10 meters

C. 160, 60, 30, 17, 12, and 10 meters

D. 160, 30, 17, 15, 12, and 10 meters

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G1A02  [97.305]

On which of the following bands is phone operation prohibited?

A. 160 meters

B. 30 meters

C. 17 meters

D. 12 meters

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G1A03  [97.305]

On which of the following bands is image transmission prohibited? 

A. 160 meters

B. 30 meters

C. 20 meters

D. 12 meters

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G1A04  [97.303 (h)]

Which of the following amateur bands is restricted to communication on only specific channels, rather than frequency ranges?

A. 11 meters

B. 12 meters

C. 30 meters

D. 60 meters

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G1A05  [97.301(d)]

Which of the following frequencies is in the General Class portion of the 40-meter band?

A. 7.250 MHz

B. 7.500 MHz

C. 40.200 MHz

D. 40.500 MHz

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G1A06  [97.301(d)]  

Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 75-meter phone band?

A. 1875 kHz

B. 3750 kHz

C. 3900 kHz

D. 4005 kHz

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G1A07  [97.301(d)]

Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 20-meter phone band?

A. 14005 kHz

B. 14105 kHz

C. 14305 kHz

D. 14405 kHz

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G1A08  [97.301(d)]  

Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 80-meter band?

A. 1855 kHz

B. 2560 kHz

C. 3560 kHz

D. 3650 kHz

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G1A09  [97.301(d)]  

Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 15-meter band?

A. 14250 kHz

B. 18155 kHz

C. 21300 kHz

D. 24900 kHz

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G1A10  [97.301(d)]

Which of the following frequencies is available to a control operator holding a General Class license?

A. 28.020 MHz

B. 28.350 MHz

C. 28.550 MHz

D. All of these choices are correct

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G1A11  [97.301]  

When General Class licensees are not permitted to use the entire voice portion of a particular band, which portion of the voice segment is generally available to them? 

A. The lower frequency end

B. The upper frequency end

C. The lower frequency end on frequencies below 7.3 MHz and the upper end on frequencies above 14.150 MHz

D. The upper frequency end on frequencies below 7.3 MHz and the lower end on frequencies above 14.150 MHz

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G1A12  [97.303 ] 

Which of the following applies when the FCC rules designate the Amateur Service as a secondary user on a band?

A. Amateur stations must record the call sign of the primary service station before operating on a frequency assigned to that station 

B. Amateur stations are allowed to use the band only during emergencies

C. Amateur stations are allowed to use the band only if they do not cause harmful interference to primary users

D. Amateur stations may only operate during specific hours of the day, while primary users are permitted 24 hour use of the band

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G1A13  [97.303(h)(2)(j)]

What is the appropriate action if, when operating on either the 30-meter or 60-meter bands, a station in the primary service interferes with your contact? 

A. Notify the FCCs regional Engineer in Charge of the interference 

B. Increase your transmitter's power to overcome the interference 

C. Attempt to contact the station and request that it stop the interference 

D. Move to a clear frequency or stop transmitting

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G1A14  [97.301(d) ]  

In what ITU region is operation in the 7.175 to 7.300 MHz band permitted for a control operator holding an FCC issued General Class license?

A. Region 1

B. Region 2

C. Region 3

D. All three regions

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G1B - Antenna structure limitations; good engineering and good amateur practice; beacon operation; prohibited transmissions; retransmitting radio signals 

 

 

 

G1B01  [97.15(a)]

What is the maximum height above ground to which an antenna structure may be erected without requiring notification to the FAA and registration with the FCC, provided it is not at or near a public use airport?

A. 50 feet

B. 100 feet

C. 200 feet

D. 300 feet

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G1B02  [97.203(b)]  

With which of the following conditions must beacon stations comply?

A. A beacon station may not use automatic control

B. The frequency must be coordinated with the National Beacon Organization

C. The frequency must be posted on the Internet or published in a national periodical

D. There must be no more than one beacon signal transmitting in the same band from the same station location

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G1B03  [97.3(a)(9)]

Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC rules?

A. Observation of propagation and reception

B. Automatic identification of repeaters

C. Transmission of bulletins of general interest to Amateur Radio licensees

D. Identifying net frequencies

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G1B04  [97.113(b)]

Which of the following must be true before amateur stations may provide communications to broadcasters for dissemination to the public?

A. The communications must directly relate to the immediate safety of human life or protection of property and there must be no other means of communication reasonably available before or at the time of the event

B. The communications must be approved by a local emergency preparedness official and conducted on officially designated frequencies

C. The FCC must have declared a state of emergency

D. All of these choices are correct

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G1B05  [97.113(c)]

When may music be transmitted by an amateur station?

A. At any time, as long as it produces no spurious emissions

B. When it is unintentionally transmitted from the background at the transmitter

C. When it is transmitted on frequencies above 1215 MHz

D. When it is an incidental part of a manned space craft retransmission

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G1B06  [97.113(a)(4) and 97.207(f)]

When is an amateur station permitted to transmit secret codes?

A. During a declared communications emergency

B. To control a space station

C. Only when the information is of a routine, personal nature

D. Only with Special Temporary Authorization from the FCC

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G1B07  [97.113(a)(4)]   

What are the restrictions on the use of abbreviations or procedural signals in the Amateur Service?

A. Only "Q" signals are permitted

B. They may be used if they do not obscure the meaning of a message

C. They are not permitted

D. Only "10 codes" are permitted

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G1B08  [97.101(a)] 

When choosing a transmitting frequency, what should you do to comply with good amateur practice?

A. Insure that the frequency and mode selected are within your license class privileges 

B. Follow generally accepted band plans agreed to by the Amateur Radio community

C. Monitor the frequency before transmitting

D. All of these choices are correct

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G1B09  [97.113(a)(3) ]

When may an amateur station transmit communications in which the licensee or control operator has a pecuniary (monetary) interest?

A. When other amateurs are being notified of the sale of apparatus normally used in an amateur station and such activity is not done on a regular basis

B. Only when there is no other means of communications readily available

C. When other amateurs are being notified of the sale of any item with a monetary value less than $200 and such activity is not done on a regular basis

D. Never

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G1B10  [97.203(c)]

What is the power limit for beacon stations?

A. 10 watts PEP output

B. 20 watts PEP output

C. 100 watts PEP output

D. 200 watts PEP output

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G1B11  [97.101(a)]

How does the FCC require an amateur station to be operated in all respects not specifically covered by the Part 97 rules?

A. In conformance with the rules of the IARU

B. In conformance with Amateur Radio custom

C. In conformance with good engineering and good amateur practice

D. All of these choices are correct 

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G1B12  [97.101(a)]

Who or what determines "good engineering and good amateur practice" as applied to the operation of an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules?

A. The FCC

B. The Control Operator

C. The IEEE

D. The ITU

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G1C - Transmitter power regulations; data emission standards

 

 

G1C01  [97.313(c)(1)]

What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on 10.140 MHz?

A. 200 watts PEP output

B. 1000 watts PEP output

C. 1500 watts PEP output

D. 2000 watts PEP output

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G1C02  [97.313(a),(b)] 

What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on the 12-meter band?

A. 50 watts PEP output

B. 200 watts PEP output

C. 1500 watts PEP output

D. An effective radiated power equivalent to 100 watts from a half-wave dipole

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G1C03  [97.303(h)(1)] 

What is the maximum bandwidth permitted by FCC rules for Amateur Radio stations transmitting on USB frequencies in the 60-meter band?

A. 2.8 kHz

B. 5.6 kHz

C. 1.8 kHz

D. 3 kHz 

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G1C04  [97.313(a)] 

Which of the following limitations apply to transmitter power on every amateur band?

A. Only the minimum power necessary to carry out the desired communications should be used

B. Power must be limited to 200 watts when transmitting between 14.100 MHz and 14.150 MHz

C. Power should be limited as necessary to avoid interference to another radio service on the frequency

D. Effective radiated power cannot exceed 1500 watts

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G1C05  [97.313(c)(2)]  

Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 28 MHz band for a General Class control operator?

A. 100 watts PEP output

B. 1000 watts PEP output

C. 1500 watts PEP output

D. 2000 watts PEP output

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G1C06  [97.313 ]

Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 1.8 MHz band?

A. 200 watts PEP output

B. 1000 watts PEP output

C. 1200 watts PEP output

D. 1500 watts PEP output

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G1C07  [97.305(c), 97.307(f)(3)] 

What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmission on the 20-meter band?

A. 56 kilobaud

B. 19.6 kilobaud

C. 1200 baud

D. 300 baud
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G1C08  [97.307(f)(3)] 

What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted at frequencies below 28 MHz? 

A. 56 kilobaud 

B. 19.6 kilobaud 

C. 1200 baud 

D. 300 baud 

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G1C09  [97.305(c) and 97.307(f)(5)] 

What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted on the 1.25-meter and 70-centimeter bands?

A. 56 kilobaud 

B. 19.6 kilobaud 

C. 1200 baud 

D. 300 baud 

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G1C10  [97.305(c) and 97.307(f)(4)]

What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 10-meter band?

A. 56 kilobaud

B. 19.6 kilobaud

C. 1200 baud

D. 300 baud

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G1C11  [97.305(c) and 97.307(f)(5)]

What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 2-meter band?

A. 56 kilobaud

B. 19.6 kilobaud

C. 1200 baud

D. 300 baud

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G1D - Volunteer Examiners and Volunteer Examiner Coordinators; temporary identification 

 

 

G1D01  [97.501, 97.505(a)]  

Who may receive credit for the elements represented by an expired amateur radio license?

A. Any person who can demonstrate that they once held an FCC issued General, Advanced, or Amateur Extra class license that was not revoked by the FCC 

B. Anyone who held an FCC issued amateur radio license that has been expired for not less than 5 years and not more than 15 years

C. Any person who previously held an amateur license issued by another country, but only if that country has a current reciprocal licensing agreement with the FCC

D. Only persons who once held an FCC issued Novice, Technician, or Technician Plus license

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G1D02  [97.509(b)(3)(i) ]

What license examinations may you administer when you are an accredited VE holding a General Class operator license?

A. General and Technician

B. General only

C. Technician only

D. Extra, General and Technician

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G1D03  [97.9(b)] 

On which of the following band segments may you operate if you are a Technician Class operator and have a CSCE for General Class privileges?

A. Only the Technician band segments until your upgrade is posted in the FCC database

B. Only on the Technician band segments until your license arrives in the mail

C. On any General or Technician Class band segment

D. On any General or Technician Class band segment except 30-meters and 60-meters

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G1D04  [97.509(3)(i)(c)] 

Which of the following is a requirement for administering a Technician Class license examination?

A. At least three General Class or higher VEs must observe the examination  

B. At least two General Class or higher VEs must be present 

C. At least two General Class or higher VEs must be present, but only one need be Extra Class 

D. At least three VEs of Technician Class or higher must observe the examination  

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G1D05  [97.509(b)(3)(i)] 

Which of the following must a person have before they can be an administering VE for a Technician Class license examination?

A. Notification to the FCC that you want to give an examination

B. Receipt of a CSCE for General Class

C. Possession of a properly obtained telegraphy license

D. An FCC General Class or higher license and VEC accreditation

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G1D06  [97.119(f)(2)]

When must you add the special identifier "AG" after your call sign if you are a Technician Class licensee and have a CSCE for General Class operator privileges, but the FCC has not yet posted your upgrade on its website ?

A. Whenever you operate using General Class frequency privileges 

B. Whenever you operate on any amateur frequency

C. Whenever you operate using Technician frequency privileges 

D. A special identifier is not required as long as your General Class license application has been filed with the FCC

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G1D07  [97.509(b)(1) ] 

Volunteer Examiners are accredited by what organization?

A. The Federal Communications Commission

B. The Universal Licensing System

C. A Volunteer Examiner Coordinator

D. The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

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G1D08  [97.509(b)(3)] 

Which of the following criteria must be met for a non-U.S. citizen to be an accredited Volunteer Examiner?

A. The person must be a resident of the U.S. for a minimum of 5 years

B. The person must hold an FCC granted Amateur Radio license of General Class or above

C. The person’s home citizenship must be in ITU region 2

D. None of these choices is correct; a non-U.S. citizen cannot be a Volunteer Examiner

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G1D09  [97.9(b)]

How long is a Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) valid for exam element credit?

A. 30 days

B. 180 days

C. 365 days

D. For as long as your current license is valid 

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G1D10  [97.509(b)(2)]

What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner?

A. 12 years

B. 18 years

C. 21 years 

D. There is no age limit

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G1D11   

If a person has an expired FCC issued amateur radio license of General Class or higher, what is required before they can receive a new license? 

A. They must have a letter from the FCC showing they once held an amateur or commercial license

B. There are no requirements other than being able to show a copy of the expired license

C. The applicant must be able to produce a copy of a page from a call book published in the USA showing his or her name and address

D. The applicant must pass the current element 2 exam 

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G1E – Control categories; repeater regulations; harmful interference; third party rules; ITU regions; automatically controlled digital station

 

 

G1E01  [97.115(b)(2) ]  

Which of the following would disqualify a third party from participating in stating a message over an amateur station?

A. The third party’s amateur license has been revoked and not reinstated 

B. The third party is not a U.S. citizen

C. The third party is a licensed amateur

D. The third party is speaking in a language other than English

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G1E02  [97.205(b)]

When may a 10-meter repeater retransmit the 2-meter signal from a station having a Technician Class control operator?

A. Under no circumstances

B. Only if the station on 10-meters is operating under a Special Temporary Authorization allowing such retransmission

C. Only during an FCC declared general state of communications emergency

D. Only if the 10-meter repeater control operator holds at least a General Class license

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G1E03  [97.221] 

What is required to conduct communications with a digital station operating under automatic control outside the automatic control band segments?

A. The station initiating the contact must be under local or remote control

B. The interrogating transmission must be made by another automatically controlled station

C. No third party traffic maybe be transmitted 

D. The control operator of the interrogating station must hold an Extra 

Class license  

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G1E04  [97.13(b), 97.303, 97.311(b)]

Which of the following conditions require a licensed Amateur Radio operator to take specific steps to avoid harmful interference to other users or facilities?

A. When operating within one mile of an FCC Monitoring Station

B. When using a band where the Amateur Service is secondary

C. When a station is transmitting spread spectrum emissions

D. All of these choices are correct

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G1E05  [97.115(a)(2),97.117] 

What types of messages for a third party in another country may be transmitted by an amateur station?

A. Any message, as long as the amateur operator is not paid

B. Only messages for other licensed amateurs

C. Only messages relating to Amateur Radio or remarks of a personal character, or messages relating to emergencies or disaster relief

D. Any messages, as long as the text of the message is recorded in the station log

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G1E06  [97.205(c)]

Which of the following applies in the event of interference between a coordinated repeater and an uncoordinated repeater?

A. The licensee of the uncoordinated repeater has primary responsibility to resolve the interference

B. The licensee of the coordinated repeater has primary responsibility to resolve the interference

C. Both repeater licensees share equal responsibility to resolve the interference

D. The frequency coordinator bears primary responsibility to resolve the interference

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G1E07  [97.115(a)(2)] 

With which foreign countries is third party traffic prohibited, except for messages directly involving emergencies or disaster relief communications?

A. Countries in ITU Region 2

B. Countries in ITU Region 1

C. Every foreign country, unless there is a third party agreement in effect with that country

D. Any country which is not a member of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)

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G1E08  [97.115(a)(b)]

Which of the following is a requirement for a non-licensed person to communicate with a foreign Amateur Radio station from a station with an FCC-granted license at which an FCC licensed control operator is present?

A. Information must be exchanged in English

B. The foreign amateur station must be in a country with which the United States has a third party agreement

C. The control operator must have at least a General Class license

D. All of these choices are correct

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G1E09  [97.119(b)(2)] 

What language must be used when identifying your station if you are using a language other than English in making a contact using phone emission?

A. The language being used for the contact

B. Any language recognized by the United Nations

C. English only

D. English, Spanish, French, or German

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G1E10  *** QUESTION REMOVED BY QPC February 4, 2015****

 

 

 

G1E11  [97.221] 

Which of the following is the FCC term for an unattended digital station that transfers messages to and from the Internet?

A. Locally controlled station

B. Robotically controlled station

C. Automatically controlled digital station

D. Fail-safe digital station

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G1E12  [97.115] 

Under what circumstances are messages that are sent via digital modes exempt from Part 97 third party rules that apply to other modes of communication?

A. Under no circumstances

B. When messages are encrypted

C. When messages are not encrypted

D. When under automatic control

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G1E13  [97.221, 97.305]   

On what bands may automatically controlled stations transmitting RTTY or data emissions communicate with other automatically controlled digital stations?

A. On any band segment where digital operation is permitted

B. Anywhere in the non-phone segments of the 10-meter or shorter wavelength bands

C. Only in the non-phone Extra Class segments of the bands

D. Anywhere in the 1.25-meter or shorter wavelength bands, and in specified segments of the 80-meter through 2-meter bands 

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